Key figures on the federal NDP as the party looks to name

first_imgOTTAWA – Federal NDP leadership hopefuls are debating each other in Victoria on Wednesday. Here’s a look at some key figures the contenders need to be mindful of:—$5.5 million: amount of debt carried by the party, according to 2016 financial figures.—$353,944: amount raised by leadership candidate and Ontario legislator Jagmeet Singh in the second quarter of 2017.—$123,574: amount raised by Ontario MP Charlie Angus in the second quarter.—$70,124: amount raised by Manitoba MP Niki Ashton in the second quarter.—$46,970: amount raised by Quebec MP Guy Caron in the second quarter.—45,000: number of rank-and-file party members at the end of 2016.—80,000: approximate number of members when the 2012 leadership race began.—120,000: number of party members at the end of 2012 leadership race that resulted in Tom Mulcair’s leadership.last_img read more